Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms #1)

falling kingdomsFalling Kingdoms. Morgan Rhodes. Young Adult/High Fantasy. December 11, 2012. 412 Pages. 4.5/5 Stars. [Source: Ebook]

“Will the fighting start soon?”
He squeezed her hands.
“It’s already begun.”

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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #1)

unbecoming_cover_200The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Michelle Hodkin. Psychological thriller. 2011. 456 pages. 3 stars. [Source: eBook]

“I was warned about you, you know.”
And with that half-smile that wrecked me, Noah said, “But you’re here anyway.”

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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

statisticalThe Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight. Jennifer E. Smith. Young Adult/Contemporary. 2012. 236 pages. 4 stars. [Source: eBook]

“What are you really studying?”

He leans back to look at her. “The statistical probability of love at first sight…”

…He laughs, then lowers his mouth so that it’s close to her ear. “People who meet in airports are seventy-two percent more likely too fall for each other than people who meet anywhere else.”

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Crimson Bound

crimson boundCrimson Bound. Rosamund Hodge. Young Adult/Retelling/Paranormal. 2015. 448 pages. 5 stars. [Source: eBook]

“She said that you always had to choose between the path of needles and the path of pins. When a dress is torn, you know, you can just pin it up, or you can take the time to sew it together. That’s what it means. The quick and easy way, or the painful way that works.”

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Fairest

FairestFairest. Marissa Meyer. Young Adult/Science Fiction. January 27, 2015. 220 pages. 4.5 Stars. [Source: Audible Audiobook]

“She cried for the girl who had never belonged. A girl who tried so hard, harder than anyone else, and still never had anything to show for it.”

This is a spoiler-free review of the prequel to the Lunar Chronicles. This is to get more people to read that series and to prepare everyone (myself included) for the upcoming finale, Winter

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Cruel Beauty

cruel beautyCruel Beauty. Rosamund Hodge. Fantasy/Paranormal/Retelling/Young Adult. 2014. 342 pages. 4 stars. [Source: Bought]

“They said that love was terrifying and tender, wild and sweet, and none of it made any sense.
But now I knew that every mad word was true.”

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